Dr. Leonard is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She conducts forensic evaluations for courts including evaluations for Competence to Stand Trial and Assisted Outpatient Treatment. Her lecture series includes Forensic Ethics, Sexual Harassment, Right to Treatment and Right to Refuse Treatment.
Expert witness testimony; Assessment of competence to stand trial; Psychopharmacology
Research interests include Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Vicarious Traumatization, Sexual Harassment in the workplace, Homicide-Suicide, and Competence to act as one's own attorney.
Chlebowski S.M., Leonard C.H.: The Forensic and Legal Implications of ‘Water’, ‘Wet’, or ‘Fry’ - J Am Acad Psychiatry Law J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 40:270-8 (2012)
Kaufman A.R., Knoll J.L., Way B.B., Leonard C.H., Widroff J.: Survey of Forensic Mental Health Experts on pro se Competence after Indiana v. Edwards – J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39(4):565-70 (2011)
Knoll J. L., Leonard, C.H., Kaufman A.R., Way, BB.: A Pilot Survey of Trial Court Judges' Opinions on Pro Se Competence after Indiana v. Edwards - J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:4:536-539 (2010)
Salem A, Leonard C: Psychiatric and Clinical Sequelae of Delirium and Competence to Stand Trial, J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:549-51, 2009
Leonard C, Knoll J: Evaluating Competence to Stand Trial in Non-Traditional Locations, Correctional Mental Health Report (2009), 11(3): 35-36